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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Sandra Klevern
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poet and essayist, Sandra Kleven, is the publisher at Cirque Press where Cirque is published as well as other books such as Marc Janssen’s November Reconsidered. Kleven has been published in journals such as Alaska Quarterly Review and Stoneboat and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.  She works full , ...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Beth Bonness
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beth Bonness moved to the Pacific Northwest with her Computer Science degree and her husband. Her poems have appeared in The Timberline Review, Typehouse Magazine, Friday’s on the Boulevard and her latest Transition Thunderstorms a finalist in The Poetry Box contest comes out April 15th. She lives in Portland, Oregon a , ...
Tiel Aisha Ansari and Armin Tolentino read at Rose City Book Pub
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tiel Aisha Ansari reads from her newly released collection, Dervish Lions. Come see her and Clark County laureate, Armin Tolentino, at Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland! 1329 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR , ...
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Food, Glorious Food! Poetry Workshop
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
In this workshop, we will read poems that feature food in a variety of ways: cultural expression, family relationships, memories, odes, political weapon, metaphor for larger issues, and more. We will then write food-related poems using prompts and the poems we read as our inspiration. This workshop is open to adult poe , ...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring V Falcón Vázquez
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Falcón Vázquez is a contemporary poet shedding light on social, cultural and gender issues through the awareness of self. Integrating body, mind, and spirit she allows the audience to become aware of their own identities and realities, shifting the perspective that even though we go through our own stories we are not a , ...
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Reading & Conversation w/ SUSAN RICH AND JOHN SIBLEY WILLIAMS
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a reading and conversation with Susan Rich and John Sibley Williams, to celebrate the launch of Susan Rich’s new book. A Gallery of Postcards and Maps: New and Selected Poems collects the essential and award-winning poems from Susan Rich’s four books of poetry along with a generous selection of unpublished , ...
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Salem Poetry Project Featuring Jamye Sue
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
At an early age Jamye discovered her creative side with the help of role models and teachers. Jamye states art is a way to communicate more succinctly and emotively with others. She was born and raised in Oregon, which is where she still resides. Jamye is a mother of a baby girl and works as a care provider, writing po , ...
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Tiel Aisha Ansari and Amelia Diaz Ettinger at Mother Foucault’s Books
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tiel Aisha Ansari reads from her newly released collection Dervish Lions, along with Amelia Diaz Ettinger. Join them at Mother Foucault’s Books in Portland! 523 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR   , ...
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